right by Pioneer Square by becca o. at InsiderPages
This coffee spot is pretty standard, as far as coffee shops go in Portland, but it does have the added bonus of being very close to the MAX stops. They're open late, and serve good coffee. Plus, there's always a good people watching experience unfolding outside. The tables are kind of uncomfortable, and it doesn't really strike me as a place that's conducive to sitting and working for a few hours. Perhaps that's just the nature of downtown, though.
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